Tag Archives: Board of Education

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Board awards contract for program

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education turned to a familiar Beacon Falls company to run a before and afterschool program at the new Prospect Elementary School. The…

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Unions weigh in on proposed budget

NAUGATUCK — The union that represents the borough’s 338 public school teachers is not yet taking a firm stance for or against next year’s proposed school budget. The proposed budget…

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Superintendent presents budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke last week presented a proposed $62.5 million spending plan for the 2015-16 school year. The proposed budget, which was presented during a Board…

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Young inventor receives honor

NAUGATUCK — Cross Street Intermediate School sixth-grader Kylie Simonds is making quite a name for herself in the innovation field. The Board of Education recognized Simonds with an award for…

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Voters choose Rybinski to fill vacancy

BEACON FALLS — Voters elected Democrat David Rybinski Tuesday night to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. Rybinski defeated Republican Michael Krenesky by a vote of…

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District appoints curriculum director

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school district has turned to a teacher to become its first director of curriculum The Board of Education appointed Naugatuck High School teacher Caroline Messenger curriculum…

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Candidates vie for vacant BOE seat

BEACON FALLS — A special town meeting will be held to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. Voters will choose between Republican Michael Krenesky and Democrat…

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BOE rethinking Palace graduation

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is reconsidering its decision to hold Naugatuck High School graduation at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. After the board decided last month to book…

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NHS graduation returning to Palace

NAUGATUCK — After considerable debate, the Board of Education voted Thursday to schedule Naugatuck High School’s graduation ceremony in June at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. The exact date has…

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First selectman seeks candidates for vacancy

BEACON FALLS — The town is hoping to attract more candidates to fill a vacancy on the Region 16 Board of Education. Wendy Oliveira resigned from the board, which oversees…